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Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Little red pills, given off-label to seniors by the millions, are no laughing matter

    Little red pills, given off-label to seniors by the millions, are no laughing matter
    With baby boomers leading a graying wave that’s sweeping the nation, there’s little wonder why there’s a furious search under way to medically assist and to support seniors suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s…
  • Oct 18

    Uncle Sam should be wary in partnering with Big Pharma on cancer treatment

    Uncle Sam should be wary in partnering with Big Pharma on cancer treatment
    Is Uncle Sam launching a way to speed and improve   cancer treatments so they get to patients sooner—or is Big Pharma about to fleece taxpayers, yet again? The National Institutes of Health should carefully consider its just…
  • Oct 16

    Latest disastrous strain on medical care: Northern California wildfire

    Latest disastrous strain on medical care: Northern California wildfire
    As California’s Wine Country deals with the prospect that the toll will rise more and the largely unchecked blazes will wreak greater havoc, doctors and hospitals have struggled with patient evacuations and the destruction of medical…
Rank this Week: 929

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 402

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 142

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Oct 19

    Another Reason Not to "Dine and Dash"

    Another Reason Not to "Dine and Dash"
    Kim Chatelain reports for the New Orleans Times-Picayune:An effort to avoid paying a $7.41 bill at a Waffle House in tiny Pearl River has led to the arrest of two out-of-state men and the discovery of a sophisticated interstate identity...
  • Oct 19

    Cons for Congress?

    Cons for Congress?
    In a column in the WSJ, Karl Rove looks at "Steve Bannon's Motley Crew of Challengers."The first House candidate Mr. Bannon has blessed is former Rep. Michael Grimm, who was forced to resign his New York seat in 2015 after...
  • Oct 19

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Habitual Felon Arrested in Triple Murder:  A Delaware man with 15 felony convictions was arrested yesterday for shooting five people at a small business in Maryland and the owner of a car dealership in Delaware, leaving three people…
Rank this Week: 301

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Pedestrian Crash Injures Pocatello Woman

    Pedestrian Crash Injures Pocatello Woman
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 2 Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Oct 19

    Update: Crash with blockage in Nampa

    Update: Crash with blockage in Nampa
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Oct 19

    Crash with blockage in Nampa

    Crash with blockage in Nampa
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 202

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 19

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Oct 19

    AG Jeff Sessions our "crime problem" while expression concern about the "move to even lighter sentences"

    AG Jeff Sessions our "crime problem" while expression concern about the "move to even lighter sentences"
    US Attorney General Jeff Sessions today delivered this speech to the Oklahoma Sheriffs’ Association, and the speech includes comments about rising crime and support for law enforcement that have become staples of the AG's recent speeches.…
  • Oct 19

    "Women’s Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2017"

    "Women’s Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2017"
    The title of this post is the title of this great new report authored by Aleks Kajstura and released by the Prison Policy Initiative jointly with the ACLU’s Campaign for Smart Justice. In the tradition of other great "whole…
  • Oct 19

    What may be the future of federal halfway houses in the Trump Administration?

    What may be the future of federal halfway houses in the Trump Administration?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this Reuters article from last week that a helpful reader made sure I did not miss. The article is headlined "Trump administration reduces support for prisoner halfway houses,"…
Rank this Week: 13

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Plaintff LUFTHANSA TECHNIK AG loses at CAFC on indefiniteness issue

    Plaintff LUFTHANSA TECHNIK AG loses at CAFC on indefiniteness issue
    Proceduraly, the district court was affirmed on an alternative ground:Lufthansa Technik AG appeals from the districtcourt’s grant of summary judgment of invalidity withrespect to all claims of U.S. Patent 6,016,016. Because weconclude…
  • Oct 19

    CAFC reverses D. Del. on obviousness in vaginal ring (NuvaRing® ) case

    CAFC reverses D. Del. on obviousness in vaginal ring (NuvaRing® ) case
    Procedurally, this was an appeal by patentee Merck of a finding of obviousness.The ’581 patent in question relates to a vaginal ring used for contraception,and its commercial embodiment is sold underthe brand name NuvaRing®. Warner…
  • Oct 18

    CAFC affirms ITC in Cisco/Arista matter

    CAFC affirms ITC in Cisco/Arista matter
    From the caseCisco argues that inferring is a form of detection, and therefore Arista’s products infringe. The Commission, however, had before it evidence that showed that the accused functionality, ProcMgr, has no access to a…
Rank this Week: 40

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
Rank this Week: 989

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Oct 19

    North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering Trial Begin

    North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering Trial Begin
    On Monday, the US District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina [official website] began trial [The Mountaineer report] in Common Cause v. Rucho, a consolidated partisan gerrymandering case brought by Common Cause, the League of…
  • Oct 19

    Federal appeals court upholds FCC ruling on multilingual alert

    Federal appeals court upholds FCC ruling on multilingual alert
    The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit [official website] upheld [opinion, PDF] a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) [official website] ruling on Tuesday that “it was not unreasonable for the FCC to gather more information from…
  • Oct 19

    Federal lawsuit alleges Big Pharma firms funded Iraq terrorist organization

    Federal lawsuit alleges Big Pharma firms funded Iraq terrorist organization
    US veterans filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] in federal court on Tuesday against five big pharmaceutical firms for funding terrorist organizations in Iraq. The suit was brought by more than 100 US veterans and their families for injuries…
Rank this Week: 11

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 136

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Oct 19

    Trump Hacks Away at ObamaCare

    Trump Hacks Away at ObamaCare
    The New York Times had an article on how Trump’s latest decision on health care will lessen coverage, increase premiums, and hurt the health insurance market.  “The Affordable Care Act remains the law of the land, and none of…
  • Oct 19

    Hospitalization

    Hospitalization
    The Age had an article about Australia’s “broken” nursing home industry.  Elderly people are being sent in record numbers from nursing homes to be treated in hospitals.  The hospital transfer figures come…
  • Oct 18

    Trump Attacks Health Insurance Market

    Trump Attacks Health Insurance Market
    The Hill reported the five things to know about Trump’s awful decision on ObamaCare.  ObamaCare remains the law of the land.  Trump’s sabotage will not kill it.  Premiums will increase because of Trump’s…
Rank this Week: 115

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Oct 19

    Under This Law, Encouraging Undocumented Immigrants to Seek Shelter Could Be a Crime

    Under This Law, Encouraging Undocumented Immigrants to Seek Shelter Could Be a Crime
    An immigration law criminalizes various types of speech on behalf of immigrants, in clear violation of the First Amendment. As wildfires raged across Northern California last week, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) took to Twitter to…
  • Oct 19

    Women Who Have Been Through the Criminal Justice System Need Support, but They Aren’t Getting It

    Women Who Have Been Through the Criminal Justice System Need Support, but They Aren’t Getting It
    I’ve seen firsthand how the criminal justice system fails women. That needs to change. Women aren’t often included in discussions of the criminal justice system, but they face huge hardships while incarcerated and after their…
  • Oct 18

    The Muslim Ban Loses in Court Again

    The Muslim Ban Loses in Court Again
    Two federal judges agree: No Muslim ban ever. Another day, another pair of court losses for President Trump’s outrageous and illegal Muslim Ban.Yesterday, federal courts in Maryland and Hawaii rejected the latest iteration of the…
Rank this Week: 80

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 218

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Oct 19

    An Overview of the USPTO Count System

    An Overview of the USPTO Count System
    Dr. Naira Simmons has published a nice short article titled: Putting Yourself in the Shoes of a Patent Examiner: Overview of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Examiner Production (Count) System, 17. J. Marshall…
  • Oct 18

    Abstract Ideas: The Turnstile Keeps Spinning

    Abstract Ideas: The Turnstile Keeps Spinning
    by Dennis Crouch Smart Sys. Innovations v. Chicago Transit Authority (Fed. Cir. 2017) In a split opinion, the Federal Circuit has affirmed the district court’s judgment on the pleadings – R. 12(c) – that the asserted…
  • Oct 18

    Are Patents Monopolies? It Depends on the Relevant Century

    Are Patents Monopolies? It Depends on the Relevant Century
    Guest Post by Charles Duan of Public Knowledge The question of whether patents are monopolies is one of ongoing debate. But an important aspect of that debate is the correct meaning of the word “monopoly.” A change in the…
Rank this Week: 50

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Oct 19

    Step back and look at the big picture

    Step back and look at the big picture
    Yesterday, after my walk, I was cooling down in the park, and saw a bird perched near the top of a tree. I watched him move higher until he was sitting on the highest branch where he sat and actively looked around. I wondered what he was…
  • Oct 18

    Lawyers as client

    Lawyers as client
    They say that lawyers make the worst clients in the same way that physicians make the worst patients. They know too much and have their own ways of doing things. They second guess everything and often don’t follow your advice. And when…
  • Oct 17

    Can I randomly email businesses promoting my firm?

    Can I randomly email businesses promoting my firm?
    Attorney J. B. writes and asks, “Can I randomly email businesses promoting my firm?” I respond, “I don’t know, can you?” Okay, I didn’t say that. But I thought it. Blame my seventh grade English teacher.…
Rank this Week: 616

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    When Someone Searches a Criminal Record, What Can they Find? Will Sealing My Record Help?

    When Someone Searches a Criminal Record, What Can they Find? Will Sealing My Record Help?
    If you have been convicted of a crime, your conviction is a public record. What does that mean? Well, for starters, potential employers and landlords can do a criminal background search, and they may deny you employment or housing when they…
  • Oct 18

    What are the Consequences of Shoplifting in MA?

    What are the Consequences of Shoplifting in MA?
    If you’ve been charged with shoplifting in MA you might be wondering what penalties you face, and if you even need a lawyer. After all, shoplifting charges are relatively minor, right? Well, not exactly. For starters, the penalties you…
  • Oct 12

    MA Man Among 10 People Arrested in Death of LSU Fraternity Pledge

    MA Man Among 10 People Arrested in Death of LSU Fraternity Pledge
    On September 14, an 18-year-old college student from Roswell, Georgia was killed during a hazing incident at Louisiana State University. Maxwell Gruver died of complications related to acute alcohol intoxication while trying to join Phi Delta…
Rank this Week: 345

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Thematic Focus: Children

    Thematic Focus: Children
    Age Assessment: Council of Europe Member States’ Policies, Procedures and Practices Respectful of Children’s Rights in the Context of Migration (Council of Europe, Sept. 2017) [text]Beasts of Burden: Unaccompanied Refugee Children…
  • Oct 19

    Regional Focus: United State

    Regional Focus: United State
    Event: Conference: America’s Future: Refugees, Migration and National Security, Boise, Idaho, 23 October 2017 [info]- Register by 20 October 2017.Brief travel ban update:"Federal Judge in Hawaii Blocks Trump's Third Attempt at…
  • Oct 19

    Regional Focus: Europe - Indiv. Countrie

    Regional Focus: Europe - Indiv. Countrie
    Determinants of Migration to the UK (Migration Observatory, Oct. 2017) [text]From Destination to Integration: Afghan, Syrian and Iraqi Refugees in Vienna (Austrian Academy of Sciences, 2017) [full-text]Life in Limbo: The Consequences of…
Rank this Week: 328

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 742

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Oct 19

    Law & Technology International Writing Competition with a Cash Prize

    Law & Technology International Writing Competition with a Cash Prize
    Justis, a legal database provider in the United Kingdom, is sponsoring a writing competition on Law and Technology. The winning 1,000 word blog-style article will be published in the Justis newsletter and the winner will receive a 2000 pound…
  • Oct 2

    U.S. Supreme Court Opening Day – First Monday in October

    U.S. Supreme Court Opening Day – First Monday in October
    Today, Monday, October 2, 2017 is the beginning of the 2017/18 term of the U.S. Supreme Court. Follow the activities of the court at the following websites: Supreme Court https://www.supremecourt.gov/ Links to opinions, oral arguments and…
  • Sep 25

    Upcoming Fall Break hours (Sept. 28-Sept. 29)

    Upcoming Fall Break hours (Sept. 28-Sept. 29)
    The Law School’s Fall Break is coming at the end of this week, Thursday, September 28-Friday, September 29. The Law Library will be open from 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on these two days, resuming regular hours on Saturday, September…
Rank this Week: 656

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 81

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Oct 19

    When Salmonella Jambalaya Strikes Louisiana

    When Salmonella Jambalaya Strikes Louisiana
    Press reports indicate that the Louisiana’s Department of Health is investigating a Salmonella outbreak in Caldwell Parish that has sickened more than 100 and may have contributed to one death. Local and state authorities trying to…
  • Oct 17

    150 with Salmonella after Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook-Off

    150 with Salmonella after Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook-Off
    Health officials say about 150 people living in eight states have been sickened by salmonella after attending a chili cook-off in Virginia. Dr. David Matson, director of the state’s Eastern Shore Health District, said by phone Wednesday…
  • Oct 17

    U.S. Hepatitis A Outbreaks: 904 Sick, 671 Hospitalized, 34 Death

    U.S. Hepatitis A Outbreaks: 904 Sick, 671 Hospitalized, 34 Death
    The two largest reported outbreaks of Hepatitis A are offering in San Diego and Southern Michigan. San Diego Cases Deaths Hospitalizations 507 19 (3.7%) 351 (69%) Southern Michigan Cases Hospitalizations Deaths 397 320 (85.6%) 15 (4.0%)…
Rank this Week: 127

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
  • Oct 19

    $10 Million Jury Verdict for Misdiagnosis of Absce

    $10 Million Jury Verdict for Misdiagnosis of Absce
    Michael Shimko was 17 years old when he went to the Geisinger-Kistler Clinic for treatment of what he thought was a hemorrhoid. A second-year resident, Dr. Christian Basque, diagnosed a hemorrhoid without examining Shimko. Dr. Basque…
  • Oct 18

    Illinois Appellate Court Revives Medical Device Lawsuit Dismissed by Federal Pre-Emption

    Illinois Appellate Court Revives Medical Device Lawsuit Dismissed by Federal Pre-Emption
    According to the report of this Illinois Appellate Court (1st District) decision, new ground is being broken in a lawsuit brought by Senayda Norabuena against Medtronic Inc. The suit, which was first dismissed on motion, involved the use of a…
  • Oct 10

    $1.3 Million Settlement for Late Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

    $1.3 Million Settlement for Late Diagnosis of Breast Cancer
    Ms. Doe, age 37, developed shortness of breath eight days after giving birth. A CT angiogram to rule out a pulmonary embolism revealed an enlarged right-sided axillary lymph node. Despite this finding, Ms. Doe’s healthcare providers…
Rank this Week: 394

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 73

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
Rank this Week: 896

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    ASPIRE FOR BETTER BANKING?

    ASPIRE FOR BETTER BANKING?
    Lucas, does your bank help or hurt your future? If you feel stuck putting your money in big banks or Wall Street investment funds, you should know about an alternative option which supports the future we all want to bring…
  • Oct 19

    JOIN SCOTT'S MOVEMENT

    JOIN SCOTT'S MOVEMENT
    Lucas, For progressives, every day seems to bring a new battle in Washington... A Republican Congress so firmly in the pocket of the NRA that even the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history won’t move it to discuss…
  • Oct 18

    READY FOR A LITTLE SCARE?

    READY FOR A LITTLE SCARE?
    We’re having a party, you’re in for a scare It’s a Halloween bash, so dress up if you dare Please Join Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. for His 3rd Annual Halloween Costume Bash Monday, October 30th 7-9 pm Pier…
Rank this Week: 9

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Oct 19

    Narcos: Pablo Escobar’s Brother Threatening to Sue Netflix for $1B

    Narcos: Pablo Escobar’s Brother Threatening to Sue Netflix for $1B
    The brother of infamous drug kingpin Pablo Escobar–the 71-year-old Roberto de Jesus Escobar–has been in an ongoing legal battle with Netflix for almost a year now. Roberto Escobar took issue with Netflix’s semi-biographical…
  • Oct 18

    Big Pharma Penalized, U.S. District Courts Rules in Favor of Maryland’s Price-Gouging Law

    Big Pharma Penalized, U.S. District Courts Rules in Favor of Maryland’s Price-Gouging Law
    Pharmaceuticals have not been enjoying the greatest couple years when it comes to the court of public opinion. From Martin Shkreli’s infamous price jacking to recent price fixing convictions against Heritage Pharamaceuticals CEO Jeffrey…
  • Oct 17

    Preventing Rapists from Obtaining Child Custody

    Preventing Rapists from Obtaining Child Custody
    Many child custody cases are heart-breaking, but the most horrific cases involve children who were forcibly conceived. The law struggles with what appears to be the easiest of questions: do rapists have child custody rights? The Horrific Case…
Rank this Week: 523

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    It’s The End Of An Era As David Lat Steps Down At Above The Law

    It’s The End Of An Era As David Lat Steps Down At Above The Law
    After 11 years as managing editor of Above the Law, the blog he founded and helped develop into a successful and influential legal publishing enterprise, David Lat is stepping down from his leadership role to spend more time writing,…
  • Oct 19

    LexBlog Will Now License Its Digital Publishing Platform To Law Firms, Bars, Other

    LexBlog Will Now License Its Digital Publishing Platform To Law Firms, Bars, Other
    In a post here last January, How LexBlog Quietly Reinvented Itself This Year, I described how the 14-year-old LexBlog had gone through a fundamental reinvention of both its business model and its blogging platform over the past year. Now, it…
  • Oct 18

    A Perfect Storm of Lawyers’ Tech Mess-Up

    A Perfect Storm of Lawyers’ Tech Mess-Up
    Recent weeks have brought a rash of news stories highlighting major technology blunders by lawyers that have resulted in severe consequences. Among them: A lawyer at a major law firm accidentally copied a Wall Street Journal reporter on an…
Rank this Week: 290

Inside Privacy

Inside Privacy

Covers global privacy and data security. By Covington & Burling LLP.

http://www.insideprivacy.com
  • Oct 19

    Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus Discusses Vulnerability Disclosure

    Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus Discusses Vulnerability Disclosure
    Last week, the Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus hosted “Hacking: What Color Is Your Hat? Vulnerability Disclosures and the Law,” a discussion on the importance of vulnerability disclosures to protect…
  • Oct 18

    China Revises Proposals on Regulation of Commercial Encryption

    China Revises Proposals on Regulation of Commercial Encryption
    In the past three weeks, China’s State Council and the State Cryptography Administration (“SCA”) issued two documents that reveal a major change in the regulatory regime governing commercial encryption products in China,…
  • Oct 18

    EU Commission Concludes Privacy Shield “Adequate” in first Annual Review

    EU Commission Concludes Privacy Shield “Adequate” in first Annual Review
    The European Commission has today published its Report on the first annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (the Report is accompanied with a Staff Working Document, Infographic, and Q&A).  The Commission concludes that Privacy…
Rank this Week: 718

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Oct 19

    General Counsel Reap Pay Rewards for Enhanced Role

    General Counsel Reap Pay Rewards for Enhanced Role
    For some, getting more responsibility means more money to their bottom-line.  Not the case for all in-house counsel, unfortunately. “The changing role of top legal officers is leading to increases in compensation with many…
  • Oct 17

    PwC launches Temporary Lawyer Service

    PwC launches Temporary Lawyer Service
    More news from the accounting front, and it looks like they are continuing their expansion into legal: “Pricewaterhouse Coopers is launching a new service that will provide temporary lawyers for large in-house law departments.…
  • Oct 17

    How To Bypass The HR Department And Get The Job

    How To Bypass The HR Department And Get The Job
    Sometimes you have to get creative to get the job: “I’ve been an HR leader since 1984 so I am not the first person one would expect to recommend that job-seekers avoid the HR department when... The post How To Bypass The HR…
Rank this Week: 221

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 182

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Oct 19

    Justice Ted Z. Robertson, 1921-2017

    Justice Ted Z. Robertson, 1921-2017
    Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Ted Z. Robertson died Friday, the Supreme Court announced. He was 96. Robertson served as an associate justice on the Texas Supreme Court from 1982 to 1989. He was known for helping to lead to the Supreme…
  • Oct 19

    Houston firms and corporations join Project TRAIN Network

    Houston firms and corporations join Project TRAIN Network
    Nineteen Houston law firms and companies will join the Houston Bar Association’s Project TRAIN (Training, Readiness, and Inclusion Network) in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, pledging their support to…
  • Oct 18

    Free legal clinic for veterans in Richmond

    Free legal clinic for veterans in Richmond
    Veterans in need of legal advice or assistance can visit a free clinic on Saturday, October 21, from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteer attorneys will give any veteran or spouse of a deceased veteran one-on-one advice in any area of law, including…
Rank this Week: 725

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Oct 19

    Secret Romance Gets AUSA Supended

    Secret Romance Gets AUSA Supended
    The Louisiana Supreme Court has suspended an attorney for a year and a day with all but six months stayed Since 1990, respondent has been employed as an Assistant United States Attorney ("AUSA") for the Western District of…
  • Oct 19

    Salem's Lot

    Salem's Lot
    An Illinois Hearing Board in the main rejected charges of unauthorized practice against a New York attorney and recommends censure as the sanction for the single violation found. The Administrator filed a four-count Complaint against…
  • Oct 19

    Suing Your Own Expert Witne

    Suing Your Own Expert Witne
    A law firm was sued by an accident reconstruction expert it had retained in a case involving a motorcycle accident. Counterclaims were filed against the expert. The counterclaims were dismissed in part by the New York Appellate Division for…
Rank this Week: 60

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Tribunal Protects Confidentiality of Asian Development Bank Ombud

    Tribunal Protects Confidentiality of Asian Development Bank Ombud
    The external administrative tribunal that reviews personnel decisions for the regional development bank ruled that the Ombudsperson cannot be compelled to testify.  The tribunal issued the decision in response to a grievance filed by a…
  • Oct 18

    Job Posting: University of California Merced

    Job Posting: University of California Merced
    The UC campus in Northern California is hiring an Assistant Ombudsperson. The position "serves as the initial, and sometimes sole, contact for students [about 8,000 and growing], staff and faculty seeking assistance from the Office of Ombuds…
  • Oct 17

    Journal of IOA: Reimagining the Role of the Ombud

    Journal of IOA: Reimagining the Role of the Ombud
    The latest article published by the Journal of the International Ombudsman Association delves deeper into the issues raised by a keynote speaker at the April 2017 IOA annual conference.  "Reimagining the Role of the Ombuds," was written…
Rank this Week: 138

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 331

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    APJ McGuiness to retire

    APJ McGuiness to retire
    The First District's APJ, 1/3's William McGuiness, intends to retire around the end of the year. He has been the 1st's APJ since 2002 and the PJ of 1/3 since 1998.A Recorder profile from 1999 has his then-colleague Justice Corrigan calling…
  • Oct 18

    A little catch-up...

    A little catch-up...
    No change to the Bar Exam passing score for now. The Supremes' letter is here.Justice Moore's October 2017 Litigation Section Litigation Update is here.Frivolous appeal sanctions against counsel and client of $8500 here.A nice…
  • Oct 17

    RIP Justice Racanelli

    RIP Justice Racanelli
    John Racanelli, former California appeals court justice, dies at 91.He served in 1/1 from 1977 to 1991.A detailed biography is here, and a video interview here.
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NSBAwire

NSBAwire

Covers public education news and analysis for school board members and the education community at large. By the National School Boards Association.

http://www.nsba.org/newsroom/nsbawire
  • Oct 19

    NSBA's Advocacy Institute 2018

    NSBA's Advocacy Institute 2018
    NSBA's Advocacy Institute 2018 entitled, "Elected. Engaged. Empowered: Representing the Voice in Public Education," will be held on February 4-6, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 10

    New from ASBJ: Anoka’s last-stop hope for student

    New from ASBJ: Anoka’s last-stop hope for student
    When you ask a school principal why she chose a career in education—and she tears up as she tries to answer—you get a hint that you’re talking to an educator who cares about her students. Earlier this year, I spoke to just…
  • Oct 6

    Snapshot of CUBE's 50th

    Snapshot of CUBE's 50th
    This past weekend NSBA’s Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) held its 50th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Oct 19

    Rood Chair of Trial Advocacy and Procedure at University of Florida

    Rood Chair of Trial Advocacy and Procedure at University of Florida
    The University of Florida Levin College of Law is seeking applications for the Ed Rood Chair of Trial Advocacy and Procedure. They are particularly interested in scholars whose work focuses on Civil Procedure, Federal Courts, Evidence, Trial…
  • Oct 18

    Green on the Unprovided-For Case in Choice-of-Law

    Green on the Unprovided-For Case in Choice-of-Law
    Michael S. Green (William & Mary) has posted The Return of the Unprovided-For Case to SSRN. The unprovided-for case is a puzzle that arises under governmental interest analysis, the predominant choice-of-law approach in the United States.…
  • Oct 12

    Mullenix on Symeonides on Choice of Law and Forum Selection Clause

    Mullenix on Symeonides on Choice of Law and Forum Selection Clause
    Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Linda Mullenix’s essay, Enquiring Minds Want to Know: What Law Governs Forum Selection Clauses? Linda reviews Symeon Symeonides’ recent article, What Law Governs Forum Selection Clauses, which…
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The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Oct 19

    Clothes Should Be More Expensive, Pt. 2

    Clothes Should Be More Expensive, Pt. 2
    The cheap clothing industry has exploded, but so has the waste problem. If quality clothes last longer and waste less, our clothes should be more expensive. The post Clothes Should Be More Expensive, Pt. 2 appeared first on Legal Reader.
  • Oct 19

    Reporting a Nursing Home Complaint in Maryland? Don’t Bother

    Reporting a Nursing Home Complaint in Maryland? Don’t Bother
    Reporting a Nursing Home Complaint in Maryland? Don't Bother The post Reporting a Nursing Home Complaint in Maryland? Don’t Bother appeared first on Legal Reader.
  • Oct 19

    Investigations Shows Department of Veterans Affairs Covered Up Medical Practice

    Investigations Shows Department of Veterans Affairs Covered Up Medical Practice
    The results of an investigation published late last week casts a dim light on the Department of Veterans Affairs and its handling of medical malpractice. Experts from within the agency placed the blame for nearly 100 botched procedures on a…
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beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 19

    The Future of Truth and Misinformation Online

    The Future of Truth and Misinformation Online
    Pew Report, October 19, 2017– Experts are evenly split on whether the coming decade will see a reduction in false and misleading narratives online. Those forecasting improvement place their hopes in technological fixes and in societal…
  • Oct 19

    Report – Supreme Court Errors Aren’t Hard to Find

    Report – Supreme Court Errors Aren’t Hard to Find
    A ProPublica review adds fuel to a longstanding worry about the nation’s highest court: The justices can botch the truth, sometimes in cases of great import. by Ryan Gabrielson. Oct. 17, 2017: “The decisions of the Supreme Court…
  • Oct 18

    National Archives warned Trump White House to preserve document

    National Archives warned Trump White House to preserve document
    Politico – Josh Dawsey and Bryan Bender, 10/17/2017: “National Archives officials have periodically warned White House lawyers that the Trump administration needs to follow document preservation laws, according to people familiar…
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The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Oct 19

    OHA Investment Corporation BDC Securities Investigation

    OHA Investment Corporation BDC Securities Investigation
    OHA Investment Corporation- ‍Castex and its affiliates file for bankruptcy The White Law Group is investigating potential claims involving OHA Investment Corporation. OHA Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: OHAI) is a business development…
  • Oct 18

    Investor Alert: Cole Credit Property Trust IV Securities Investigation

    Investor Alert: Cole Credit Property Trust IV Securities Investigation
    Cole Credit Property Trust IV Tender offer $6.01/Share Did you lose money investing in Cole Credit Property Trust IV at the recommendation of your financial advisor? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by…
  • Oct 16

    Wells Fargo & Co to Return $3.4 million to Customer

    Wells Fargo & Co to Return $3.4 million to Customer
    FINRA Sanctions Wells Fargo for Risky ETPs According to reports on Monday, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) ordered Wells Fargo & Co. to return $3.4 million to customers after selling them inappropriate investment…
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Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

Covers law practice management, the Internet and technology. By Jim Calloway.

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
  • Oct 19

    Naked and Afraid in the Digital Age: Survival of the Fittest

    Naked and Afraid in the Digital Age: Survival of the Fittest
    I didn’t suggest the title. “Naked and Afraid in the Digital Age: Survival of the Fittest” was dreamed up by my Executive Director and some of our creative OBA officers. But I did get to suggest a lot of the...
  • Oct 15

    Celebrating the 200th Episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report

    Celebrating the 200th Episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report
    Keeping a podcast going for 11 years is quite the accomplishment, particularly for lawyers. The Internet is littered with lawyer blogs and podcasts that start strong, fade after a few months and are dead within a year. But as regular...
  • Oct 10

    Two Things Your Law Firm Should Be Producing: Great Solutions and Happy Client

    Two Things Your Law Firm Should Be Producing: Great Solutions and Happy Client
    If there is a single sentence summing up what every law firm of any size should be focusing on today, I'll nominate this one. A law firm today should be in the business of producing great solutions and happy clients....
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Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Retaliation claim fails under Title VII

    Retaliation claim fails under Title VII
    In this retaliation case under Title VII, we learn once again what constitutes an adverse action under the civil rights laws. We also learn once again what constitutes the "oppositional" activity necessary to claim retaliation. Adverse…
  • Oct 18

    Hostile work environment claim fails -- not enough offensive comment

    Hostile work environment claim fails -- not enough offensive comment
    Plaintiff in this case says she suffered a hostile work environment because of her disability. The Second Circuit says she has no case even though she claims coworkers "constantly" made derogatory comments about her mental health.The case is…
  • Oct 17

    Speculation is not enough under Title VII

    Speculation is not enough under Title VII
    The Court of Appeals sees enough employment discrimination cases to know what cases will succeed and what cases will not. A common basis for the Court to reject a case is to find that plaintiff is urging the Court to infer discriminatory or…
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Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

Fictional account of a junior barrister practising at the English Bar.

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Oct 19

    Top Careers in Criminal Justice

    Top Careers in Criminal Justice
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Not too long ago, we talked about the top careers in law. There are some very interesting career paths just waiting to be explored, from a career in public…
  • Oct 16

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
  • Oct 9

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
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Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Oct 19

    Academics Recommend to Drop Filtering Obligations from the EU Copyright Reform

    Academics Recommend to Drop Filtering Obligations from the EU Copyright Reform
    As you might have noticed, there is a lot of activism on the copyright/intermediary liability side in Europe at the moment. Hence, I'm here announcing another opinion that I have co-drafted with an amazing team of scholars, including Martin…
  • Oct 16

    CEIPI Opinion on Copyright Limitations' Reform in the European Digital Single Market

    CEIPI Opinion on Copyright Limitations' Reform in the European Digital Single Market
    The Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) has just published a position paper, which I have co-authored with Christophe Geiger and Oleksandr Bulayenko, on the proposed reform of copyright exceptions and…
  • Oct 11

    A Response to “Responsible Encryption”

    A Response to “Responsible Encryption”
    On October 10, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein gave a speech at the U.S. Naval Academy about encryption. I have a lot to say about his remarks, so pardon the length and haphazard organization of this post. Much of Rosenstein’s…
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